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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Mar 20, 2018

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined other attorneys general from across the country in signing a letter urging Congress not to preempt state data breach and data security laws, including laws that require notice to consumers and state attorneys general of data breaches. In their letter to congressional leaders, the attorneys general maintain that any federal law must not diminish the role of states in addressing data breaches and identity theft.